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Job Summary: The Risk Manager oversees the risk management program by coordinating clinical and administrative activities required to identify, evaluate, and reduce the risk of injury to patients, employees, visitors, and other healthcare workers, and the risk of loss to the organization. Provides and supports systems for monitoring and evaluating all aspects of physical safety and maintaining an environment free of hazards posing undue risk while coordinating processes involved in managing general liability and risk exposures. Supports the development and implementation of system-wide patient safety objectives and initiatives to maintain compliance with applicable regulations and standards.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in the healthcare-related field. Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS) on hire or earned within one (1) year of hire. Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) on hire or earned within one (1) year of hire. Three (3) years of healthcare experience in risk, patient safety, or quality.
Preferred Qualifications: Clinical experience as a registered nurse. Master's degree in a healthcare related field. Data/ statistical analysis experience. Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS). Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Detail-oriented with strong organizational and analytic skills. Demonstrates practical verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to persuade and negotiate. Proven problem solving, critical thinking and process skills to perform in a self-directed manner within a team-focused framework. Experience with accreditation and CMS surveys. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products and knowledge of database and statistical analysis methodologies and programs. Experience in organizing and facilitating Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and critical incident reviews.
Working Conditions: Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. Requires on-site presence and making rounds in the hospital and medical group facilities routinely and as need arises.
Physical Requirements: Constantly see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, taste/smell. Frequently sit. Occasionally lift/carry 1 to 50+ lbs.